I love New Years. To me its the chance to have a fresh start. As people say – today is the first day of a 365 page book – what will your story be this year? I don’t like resolutions as such – but I do like goals for the year ahead. Normally by the … More 2017 – let’s go…
Back to the budget… our big trip stuffed it, we YOLO’d way too much and have come back with no savings & a hefty credit card debt. Bring on Christmas haha. So back to basics and saving where we can. It’s going to be tight. I’ve jigged the budget as much as possible. From experience … More Budget, budget, budget… and Christmas spending
A month ago I received a letter saying that the plan I was on for our electricity was coming to an end. For some reason at the time it didn’t twig to me that also meant my discounts! Having just paid this quarters bill I jumped on the phone & asked them for the best … More Electricity discounts – saving $300 a year.
Our bedroom annoys the crap out of me. There’s generally stuff everywhere. Nothing really matches. It’s in desperate need of new curtains & we really need to fix our built in. It’s far from a calming space… I think because of everything needing to be done, I had basically given up on trying to make … More Bedroom revamp for $10
Telling you how to save money is like telling you how to lose weight. Everybody knows how to lose weight. You need to eat fewer calories than your body uses. To save money you need to spend fewer dollars than you earn. In both cases you need to adjust your rate of consumption to your … More The Complete Tightwad Gazette